(Macau) Tuesday, December 14, 2021, APE Smart Commerce Limited (“APE Smart” or ” the Company”) will sign a book vending machine cooperation agreement with The International Institute of Macau (IIM) at the 26th Macau International Fair (MIF). The signing ceremony has taken place at 11am on Saturday, December 11, 2021 after the book launch of “Feel Macau: Stories and Gastronomy” at multifunctional area (located in the E38 area) at Venetian Macau. The book vending machine samples displayed in the IIM pavilion, located in the H21 and H23 zones of the exhibition.
(Left) Mr. Herman Ng Man Ho, Director of APE Smart Commerce Limited
(Right ) Mr. Rufino Ramos , the Se cretary G eneral of The International Institute of Macau IIM
The company’s smart vending machine operation and commodity retail brand “KatKatMall”, equipped with electronic payment methods, will make use of its latest smart vending machines in high traffic locations, to make it easier for the public to buy Macau cultural books and promote the culture, history and cultural landscape of Macau to visitors. Moreover, it provides opportunity to improve the reading atmosphere of the citizens, cultivate the cultural accomplishment of the new generation, and help promote the concept of Smart City and Macau.
“Macau is a diversified international city and the intersection of eastern and western cultures. As a local enterprise in Macau, we have always wanted to promote the culture of local and Portuguese-speaking countries to the rest of the world. The launch of the book vending machine in conjunction with The International Institute of Macau (IIM) is therefore a very significant milestone.” ” Says Mr. Herman Ng Man Ho, Director of APE Smart Commerce Limited.
In 2021, “KatKatMall” launched a number of vending machines in various locations in Macau, such as hotels, shopping malls, universities, public transportation hubs, etc., selling local products of Macau and daily necessities. In the future, it plans to expand to the Greater Bay Area and launch the first vending machine E-Application and E-Mall to implement the business model of ” Buy Online, Pick-Up in Machine “.
About APE Smart Commerce Limited and KatKatMall
APE Smart Commerce Limited is a subsidiary of Asia Pioneer Entertainment Holdings Limited (” Asia Pioneer Entertainment “). Its smart vending machine operation and commodity retail brand “KatKatMall ” was established in 2021. The retail products include travel gifts, daily necessities, snacks and drinks, etc. With the promotion of the overall economic integration policy in the Greater Bay Area, it will provide possibilities for “KatKatMall” to develop the market and bring opportunities and challenges. The company will actively explore diversified products and business models, to build a fresh and convenient shopping experience for the public. For more details, please visit: https://apemacau.com/our-business/smart-vending-machine.